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Definition of "roundtable" []

  • A conference or discussion involving several participants. (noun)
  • In Arthurian legend, the circular table of King Arthur and his knights. (noun)
  • The knights of King Arthur considered as a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roundtable" in a sentence
  • "I just had what they call a roundtable discussion about some of the programs that are taking place here in South Carolina, programs all aimed at helping people help themselves."
  • "I'm a producer here at On Point, and I'm putting together a show for next week, what we call a roundtable, with regular people who have lost jobs in the economic crisis and are now either coping or feel they're better off than before."
  • "He's a systematic, creative, pragmatic thinker about America's foreign policy challenges - and whether he has expressed himself in roundtable discussions rather than a large volume of opeds makes no difference."